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“Nice meal, slow start but great finish”
Review of The Grand Richmond

The Grand Richmond
Ranked #1 of 341 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 75
Cuisines: Italian, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: The Grand has been voted on numerous occasions the Best Pub Dining Room in Australia. It is also currently the Only Pub in Australia to have been awarded a coveted Age Good Food Guide Chefs Hat (12 times). Long being regarded as an Institution of The Melbourne Dining scene it's combination of Fine dining Italian Restaurant, casual fun Pub bar, cracking beer garden and beautiful new private dining rooms brings a uniquely Melbourne offering for both travelers and locals alike.
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Service was quite slow and inattentive to begin with. We had to hail our waiters to order wine, food or ask any questions. Even the bread took more than 1/2 hr to arrive! But once we ordered, the food started flowing consistently and was of a pretty good quality. Steak was great but came with a $52 price tag. Scallops were a standout, as was the risotto & dessert. Give the calamari a miss though. The wine list had a really good selection at reasonable prices. Our initially curt waiter even warmed up & became quite helpful & personable.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was hands down one of my favourite dining experiences ever! (And I'm a hard lady to please).

The waitstaff are attentive and funny, the food was exceptionally good, and the drinks list was perfect! (Great espresso martini to start the meal and saved me from face planting into my plate).

Only downside was my friends atrocious attempt at the happy birthday song to finish the meal !!

Amazing!

2  Thank 485katet
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

My wife and I hosted an intimate lunch for our immediate family after our wedding. The planning was made simple, the staff understood exactly what we wanted and all our guests were raving about the food & service.

Will definitely be back soon.

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2  Thank CharlesFernandez
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a private function in one of the lovely upstairs rooms. Kirsty did a wonderful job in organising the event for us. Her attention to detail and excellent communication was much appreciated. The menu was delicious and no one left hungry. Our group was very well looked after (thank you Paul and Johnny) and everyone had a great night. Would definitely recommend The Grand for private functions. It would be a perfect venue for an intimate wedding party!

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2  Thank sarram1
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David Y, Events Specialist at The Grand Richmond, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! we're so glad you enjoyed it.

We look forward to treating you at the Grand again soon!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Six adults and five children enjoyed a fantastic night out to celebrate three July birthdays. We had a very enjoyable evening with the hosts and staff catering to our whims with the addition of some enjoyable banter on the side from Steve and Dave. Great pub style menu and a family friendly venue in the front bar area. We will come again.

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